# Species*:164
# Excl Vagrants*:164
# Endemics*:47
# Near Endemics*:5
*Based on partial or incomplete data.


The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Cassowaries and Emus: Casuariidae

1EmuDromaius novaehollandiae

Ducks: Anatidae

2Black SwanCygnus atratus
3Australian ShelduckTadorna tadornoides
4Maned DuckChenonetta jubata
5&Australasian ShovelerlSpatula rhynchotis
6Pacific Black DuckAnas superciliosa
7Gray TealAnas gracilis
8Chestnut TealAnas castanea
9HardheadAythya australis
10Blue-billed DuckOxyura australis
11Musk DuckBiziura lobata

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

12Brown QuailSynoicus ypsilophora
13&Stubble QuaillCoturnix pectoralis

Grebes: Podicipedidae

14Australasian GrebeTachybaptus novaehollandiae
15&Hoary-headed GrebelPoliocephalus poliocephalus

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

16Rock PigeonColumba livia
17Spotted DoveSpilopelia chinensis
18Common BronzewingPhaps chalcoptera
19Brush BronzewingPhaps elegans
20Crested PigeonOcyphaps lophotes

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

21Horsfield's Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx basalis
22Shining Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx lucidus
23Pallid CuckooCacomantis pallidus
24Fan-tailed CuckooCacomantis flabelliformis

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

25Spotted NightjarEurostopodus argus

Owlet-Nightjars: Aegothelidae

26Australian Owlet-nightjarAegotheles cristatus

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

27Buff-banded RailGallirallus philippensis
28Dusky MoorhenGallinula tenebrosa
29&Eurasian CootlFulica atra
30Australasian SwamphenPorphyrio melanotus
31&Spotless CrakelZapornia tabuensis

Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

32Pied StiltHimantopus leucocephalus
33&Banded StiltlCladorhynchus leucocephalus
34Red-necked AvocetRecurvirostra novaehollandiae

Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae

35Pied OystercatcherHaematopus longirostris
36Sooty OystercatcherHaematopus fuliginosus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

37/Black-bellied Plover/Pluvialis squatarola
38/Pacific Golden-Plover/Pluvialis fulva
39Hooded PloverCharadrius cucullatus
40/Greater Sand-Plover/Anarhynchus leschenaultii

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

41/Whimbrel/Numenius phaeopus
42/Terek Sandpiper/Xenus cinereus
43/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
44/Gray-tailed Tattler/Tringa brevipes
45/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
46/Sharp-tailed Sandpiper/Calidris acuminata
47/Red-necked Stint/Calidris ruficollis

Skuas and Jaegers: Stercorariidae

48#Brown Skua#Stercorarius antarcticus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

49Silver GullChroicocephalus novaehollandiae
50Pacific GullLarus pacificus
51Australian Fairy TernSternula nereis
52Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
53(Whiskered Tern)Chlidonias hybrida
54Great Crested TernThalasseus bergii

Albatrosses: Diomedeidae

55#Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross**#Thalassarche carteri
56White-capped AlbatrossThalassarche cauta
57#Campbell Albatross**#Thalassarche impavida

Shearwaters and Petrels: Procellariidae

58#Southern Giant-Petrel#Macronectes giganteus
59#Cape Petrel#Daption capense
60#Great-winged Petrel#Pterodroma macroptera
61(Flesh-footed Shearwater)Ardenna carneipes
62Little ShearwaterPuffinus assimilis

Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae

63Australasian GannetMorus serrator

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

64Little Pied CormorantMicrocarbo melanoleucos
65Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
66Little Black CormorantPhalacrocorax sulcirostris
67Pied CormorantPhalacrocorax varius

Pelicans: Pelecanidae

68Australian PelicanPelecanus conspicillatus

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

69Nankeen Night HeronNycticorax caledonicus
70Pacific Reef-HeronEgretta sacra
71Little EgretEgretta garzetta
72White-faced HeronEgretta novaehollandiae
73Pacific HeronArdea pacifica
74Great EgretArdea alba

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

75Australian IbisThreskiornis molucca
76Straw-necked IbisThreskiornis spinicollis
77Yellow-billed SpoonbillPlatalea flavipes

Osprey: Pandionidae

78OspreyPandion haliaetus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

79&Black-shouldered KitelElanus axillaris
80Square-tailed KiteLophoictinia isura
81Little EagleHieraaetus morphnoides
82Wedge-tailed EagleAquila audax
83Swamp HarrierCircus approximans
84&Spotted HarrierlCircus assimilis
85Brown GoshawkAccipiter fasciatus
86Collared SparrowhawkAccipiter cirrocephalus
87Whistling KiteHaliastur sphenurus
88White-bellied Sea-EagleIcthyophaga leucogaster

Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

89Barn OwlTyto alba

Owls: Strigidae

90Southern BoobookNinox boobook

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

91Laughing KookaburraDacelo novaeguineae
92(Sacred Kingfisher)Todiramphus sanctus

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

93Rainbow Bee-eaterMerops ornatus

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

94&Nankeen KestrellFalco cenchroides
95Australian HobbyFalco longipennis
96Brown FalconFalco berigora
97Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Cockatoos: Cacatuidae

98Carnaby's Black-CockatooZanda latirostris
99Baudin's Black-CockatooZanda baudinii
100&CockatiellNymphicus hollandicus
101GalahEolophus roseicapilla

Parrots: Psittaculidae

102Regent ParrotPolytelis anthopeplus
103Elegant ParrotNeophema elegans
104Rock ParrotNeophema petrophila
105Australian RingneckBarnardius zonarius
106Western RosellaPlatycercus icterotis
107Red-capped ParrotPurpureicephalus spurius
108&Purple-crowned LorikeetlParvipsitta porphyrocephala

Scrub-birds: Atrichornithidae

109Noisy Scrub-birdAtrichornis clamosus

Australasian Treecreepers: Climacteridae

110Rufous TreecreeperClimacteris rufus

Fairywrens: Maluridae

111Southern EmuwrenStipiturus malachurus
112Red-winged FairywrenMalurus elegans
113Blue-breasted FairywrenMalurus pulcherrimus
114Splendid FairywrenMalurus splendens

Honeyeaters: Meliphagidae

115&Western SpinebilllAcanthorhynchus superciliosus
116&Red WattlebirdlAnthochaera carunculata
117Western WattlebirdAnthochaera lunulata
118Singing HoneyeaterGavicalis virescens
119Yellow-plumed HoneyeaterPtilotula ornatus
120White-fronted ChatEpthianura albifrons
121Tawny-crowned HoneyeaterGliciphila melanops
122Brown HoneyeaterLichmera indistincta
123New Holland HoneyeaterPhylidonyris novaehollandiae
124White-cheeked HoneyeaterPhylidonyris niger

Bristlebirds: Dasyornithidae

125Western BristlebirdDasyornis longirostris

Pardalotes: Pardalotidae

126Spotted PardalotePardalotus punctatus
127Striated PardalotePardalotus striatus

Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

128Western FieldwrenCalamanthus montanellus
129WeebillSmicrornis brevirostris
130Spotted ScrubwrenSericornis maculatus
131Yellow-rumped ThornbillAcanthiza chrysorrhoa
132Inland ThornbillAcanthiza apicalis
133Western ThornbillAcanthiza inornata
134Western GerygoneGerygone fusca

Pseudo-Babblers: Pomatostomidae

135White-browed BabblerPomatostomus superciliosus

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

136Black-faced CuckooshrikeCoracina novaehollandiae
137White-winged TrillerLalage tricolor

Sittellas: Neosittidae

138Varied SittellaDaphoenositta chrysoptera

Whipbirds and Wedgebills: Psophodidae

139Western WhipbirdPsophodes nigrogularis

Whistlers and Allies: Pachycephalidae

140Gray ShrikethrushColluricincla harmonica
141Gilbert's WhistlerPachycephala inornata
142Western WhistlerPachycephala occidentalis
143Rufous WhistlerPachycephala rufiventris

Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

144Black-faced WoodswallowArtamus cinereus
145Dusky WoodswallowArtamus cyanopterus
146Gray ButcherbirdCracticus torquatus
147Australian MagpieGymnorhina tibicen
148Gray CurrawongStrepera versicolor

Fantails: Rhipiduridae

149Willie-wagtailRhipidura leucophrys
150Gray FantailRhipidura albiscapa

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

151Magpie-larkGrallina cyanoleuca
152Restless FlycatcherMyiagra inquieta

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

153Australian RavenCorvus coronoides

Australasian Robins: Petroicidae

154Jacky-winterMicroeca fascinans
155Western Yellow RobinEopsaltria griseogularis
156White-breasted RobinEopsaltria georgiana

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

157Australian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus australis

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

158Little GrassbirdPoodytes gramineus
159&Brown SonglarklCincloramphus cruralis

Swallows: Hirundinidae

160Welcome SwallowHirundo neoxena
161Tree MartinPetrochelidon nigricans

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

162SilvereyeZosterops lateralis

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

163Red-eared FiretailStagonopleura oculata

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

164Australian PipitAnthus australis


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
**Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.



//Boreal Visitor10
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal6
()Breeding Season Only3


NTNear Threatened4
CRCritically Endangered1

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.